5 Uniquely Summit Businesses You Need to Visit

By Samantha Blair | Wednesday, October 2, 2019

If you’re looking for the so Summit experience, pop into these small, independently owned businesses for truly local shopping and eating that you won't find anywhere else. We’ve rounded up a diverse list of tiny town favorites so you can shop local and support small business owners.

Photo: Sugar Lips Mini Donuts Facebook

Wandering Daisy

326 S. Main Street, Breckenridge

Wandering Daisy is a mother-daughter owned, whimsical gift shop in downtown Breckenridge. Peruse the store for Colorado-made, one-of-a-kind items. Whether you’re looking for jewelry, art, pottery, clothing or recycled gifts, this small business has you covered. Many of the artists featured in the store create exclusively for Wandering Daisy. Gifts can be shipped for travelers’ convenience.

Photo: Everything Summit, Wandering Daisy

Peak A Boo Toys

117 S. Main Street, Breckenridge

Peak A Boo Toys is an independently owned and operated toy store focused on selling toys from educational and sustainable companies. The Main Street shop has a bulk and wrapped candy counter, award-winning toys and a large indoor play area for kids.

Sugar Lips Mini Donuts

275 Ten Mile Circle, Copper Mountain

Sugar Lips Mini Donuts was born from the nostalgia of hot, fresh food at farmers markets. Locally owned and operated, they bake made-to-order mini donuts and serve fresh coffee. If you're strolling through Center Village at Copper Mountain, swing in for a sweet treat. Hours change based on the season, so check online for updated information.

Peppino’s Pizza & Subs

610 Main Street, Frisco

Since 2001 Peppino’s has been the local go-to pizza shop for residents and visitors. Specializing in made-to-order pizzas, subs, salads and awesome specials, Peppino's offers a cozy dining room, or you can call in for takeout or delivery (on lazy evenings).

Rocky Mountain Underground (RMU)

114 S. Main Street, Breckenridge

Rocky Mountain Underground is half retail shop and half cocktail bar. RMU was started by a group of Summit County locals who wanted to make their own skis. With a hand-built press, they slowly began creating their own. When the first custom call from a customer came in, the crew created skis for the cost of 30 beers and the cost of materials. Today, RMU skis exceed industry standards and stand for the true mountain culture of Breckenridge. Whether you’re craving a cold beverage, a game of cornhole on the back patio or need a new pair of planks for the season, this is a must-stop local shop.

Photo: Everything Summit, RMU

Upcoming Event

Get excited for another incredible ski season at the October First Friday Film premier of Absinthe Film’s Isle of Snow and Bode Merrill’s Contract at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. this Friday, October 4. Enjoy a fun, free night of music, beverages and film.

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About the Author Samantha Blair
Born and raised in Breckenridge, Samantha Blair has returned to live in Summit County as a writer and ski instructor. She has written for publications, companies and organizations from Santiago, Chile, to Rhode Island. When she is not traveling abroad or visiting family on the East Coast, Samantha is enjoying all of the skiing, hiking and adventures in Summit County and around Colorado.